London, England: Chapman & Hall, 1860. Fourth Edition. Leather. Very Good. Item #27050
iv + 395 pages; frontispiece color map of the islands of the Caribbean Sea and the coastline of northern South America (trimmed close). Contents on Jamaica, Cuba, British Guiana, Barbados, Trinidad, St. Thomas; New Granada, and the Isthmus of Panama; several chapters on locales in Central America; and a chapter on The Bermudas. Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882) British novelist, "...The quantity of his accomplishment remains astonishing: forty-seven novels, five volumes of collected short stories, plus a handful of uncollected stories. He wrote four large travel books: The West Indies and the Spanish Main (1859), North America (1862), Australia and New Zealand (1873), South Africa (1878); and a slight book on Iceland. (An indefatigable, unstoppable traveller all his life, Trollope, in James Anthony Froude's words, 'banged about the world' much more than most people, (Escott, 133).)...A huge, solid base of Trollope readers has existed since his death...." (N. John Hall in the ODNB) Title page with the small, faint previous owner name-stamp of collector George R. Brush M.D. U.S. Navy; a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894. Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" size, bound in marbled paper covered boards, caramel-brown morocco leather corners and spine, with gilt line-rules and roll-tool decorations; contrasting black leather label, gilt titled. Some edge, tips wear and rubbing to the binding, boards with fore-edge bump; contents clean and in very good condition.